|Title||Regulating hazardous chemicals in aquatic environments|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1983|
|Journal||Environmental Affairs Law Review|
Dr. Joshua Lederberg, president of Rockefeller University and Nobel Laureate scientist, addressed the urgent need for new approaches to testing toxic chemicals in a speech made in February, 1981, at the World Environmental Center. He felt that finding ways to assess and control the environmental health risks posed by toxic substances is one of society's major scientific challenges. Serious questions about the efficacy of both our scientific and regulatory approaches exist.